The Renfrew Center Eating Disorder Treatment Facility

1-800-RENFREW

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Since 1985, The Renfrew Centers have been providing clinical excellence within a nurturing environment  empowering adolescent girls and women to change their lives.

Renfrew Northern New Jersey Eating Disorder Treatment Center

The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

174 Union Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
Fax: 201-652-6253

Programs:

Day Treatment
Intensive Outpatient
Outpatient Services
Virtual Therapy

The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and related mental illnesses. Programming consists of a comprehensive range of services including day treatment, intensive outpatient and group therapy.

Directions:

Directions to The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey 
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The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey is located in the center of the town of Ridgewood, NJ at 174 Union Street. There is ample parking in the rear of the building and the site is a few short blocks from both a bus stop and train station.


Meet Our Clinical Leaders:

Paula Edwards-Gayfield, LPCS, CEDS, is the Assistant Vice President at The Renfrew Center, overseeing clinical and administrative operations at the Atlanta, GA; Orlando, FL; Ridgewood, NJ; and West Palm Beach, FL locations. A Licensed Professional Counselor in Oklahoma and LPC Supervisor in North Carolina, she received her Master’s degree in Counseling from the UNC at Charlotte. Ms. Edwards-Gayfield has extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families, with special interest in the treatment of eating disorders, women’s issues, relationship concern, mood and anxiety disorders, and life adjustments. A National Certified Counselor, she is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Oklahoma Counseling Association, Oklahoma Eating Disorder Association, and certified with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp). Ms. Edwards-Gayfield is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences, primarily discussing eating disorders and diversity.

Janet Negrini, LCSW, is the Site Director at The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey. Joining Renfrew in 2004, she worked as a Primary Therapist at the Ridgewood location for ten years, and most recently held the position of Senior Admissions Coordinator. Ms. Negrini’s former experience includes serving as Director of Social Work at Catholic Charities in Newark, NJ, and as Clinical Supervisor of its Partial Hospital Program in Union City, NJ. Her expertise includes addictions treatment as well as working with the persistently mentally ill.

Jillian Hartman, LMHC, is the Senior Team Leader at The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a focus on Childhood Development from The George Washington University and her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. She interned at Renfrew’s New York site in 2013, and later worked at Renfrew’s Boston site where she held the positions of Primary Therapist and Team Leader. Prior to joining Renfrew, Ms. Hartman served as Clinical Research Coordinator in the Department of Endocrinology at Boston Children’s Hospital.


Events:

Networking Breakfast for Medical Professionals

Join us for an engaging presentation by Ashley Voshell, RN, BSN, FNP-C, Nurse Practitioner at The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey, to learn about medical complications of eating disorders as well as Renfrew's Unified Treatment Model for Eating Disorders®. 

This event includes opportunities to network with local colleagues, meet Renfrew’s clinical staff and tour our site. A light breakfast will be served.

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

Please RSVP by Thursday, September 12th to Nancy Graham, LCSW:
201-615-1475 | ngraham@renfrewcenter.com
Space is limited.


Announcements:

The Renfrew Center is pleased to offer a new, Virtual Therapy Group for adolescent girls and women in New Jersey who struggle with disordered eating or who are working towards recovery from an eating disorder. 

This online, virtual therapy group offers structured care in a web-based environment. Participants actively engage with each other to explore and understand the emotions and relational functions of their disordered eating and develop strategies to connect to emotions, improve communications and achieve recovery focused goals. Group curriculum is informed by the empirically based Renfrew Center Unified Treatment Model for Eating Disorders®.

To get started, you will need to have access to Wi-Fi and a device such as a smart phone, computer or tablet with a camera and screen.

Participants must be located in New Jersey.

For more information about the Virtual Therapy Group or to schedule a virtual assessment, please call 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739).

DateMeets weekly on Wednesdays
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location
Online


The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey offers the following groups:

Eating Disorders Group for College Students

College can be a challenging transition for most students, particularly for those with an eating disorder. Whether you are a freshman or a senior, a new environment often brings with it complex and difficult paths to navigate. Academics, social situations and new levels of independence are exciting and yet, at times, stressful.

Join us for this NEW weekly, interactive group where we address the many challenges facing college students including:

Campus Life • Dining On & Off-Campus • Dorm Living • Exercise Culture
Self-Care • Social Culture • Structured Support

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LocationThe Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

Thirty Something and Beyond Group

This group helps participants 30 years of age or older explore the connections between their eating concerns and other life challenges in the family, social and occupational areas.

Date: Meets on Monday evenings
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

Adolescent Eating Disorders Group

Through peer interaction, this group addresses the eating disordered behavior as well as the biopsychosocial and cultural factors associated with these disorders specific to this age group.

Date: Meets on Thursday evenings
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey


For more information or to schedule an assessment, please contact 1-800-RENFREW.